Editors' note: This gallery was first published on August 5, 2011 and was updated on January 28, 2013 and May 13, 2013.
On Tuesday, May 14, BlackBerry's annual developer's conference kicks off in Orlando, Fla. Though we don't know exactly what to expect from BlackBerry Jam Americas, this year's show is already more interesting out of the gate. Instead of yet another promise that the new BlackBerry OS 10 is "just a few months away," both the operating system and two handsets running it are a reality. That opens the door to even more BlackBerry 10 devices (one rumor suggests that the company will debut a budget handset), but we'll have to wait until the curtain raises to be sure. Whatever happens, CNET will be there to bring you the news. And as we wait, let's take a look back at some of the company's most celebrated devices.
The very first BlackBerry device with a phone, the boxy 5810, wasn't a looker even at the time. Sure, you got enterprise e-mail support, text messaging, and a WAP browser, but without an integrated microphone or speaker, you had to attach a headset to make calls. Needless to say, that was a drawback.
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| Caption by: Kent German
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